Elder Andersen was recently released as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and given emeritus status. Prior to this church assignment, he was managing partner of Andersen Investments. Elder Andersen received a bachelor’s degree in business management in 1973 and his JD in 1976 from Brigham Young University. Previously he and his wife resided in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where Elder Andersen served as Area President of the Caribbean Area for the LDS Church. He currently works in the Temple Department at Church headquarters.
Kathleen Andersen graduated from Brigham Young University. She and her husband, Wilford, are the parents of nine children.